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MICHIGAN FIREWORKS SAFETY ACT Act 256 of 2011 AN ACT to revise, consolidate, and codify the laws relating to certain fireworks; to regulate the purchase, possession, sale, and use of certain fireworks; to establish a fireworks safety fund; to establish a fireworks safety fee; to provide for the transfer and expenditure of funds; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state agencies; to provide for penalties and remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.
History: 2011, Act 256, Eff. Jan. 1, 2012 © 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Section 28.451 Section Short title.
Section 28.452 Section Definitions.
Section 28.453 Section Novelties; inapplicability of act.
Section 28.454 Section Sale of consumer fireworks; certificate required; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; application; requirements; issuance; validity; issuance of original or renewal certificate; sales tax license information; denial; transfer; display; prohibition; location or address; disposition of fees.
Section 28.455 Section Sale of consumer fireworks from retail location; conditions; failure to comply; civil fine; insurance coverage.
Section 28.456 Section Website; establishment and maintenance by department; registration with low-impact fireworks retail registry.
Section 28.457 Section Local ordinances.
Section 28.458 Section Fireworks safety fee; imposition; payment; deposit in fireworks safety fund; failure to comply as misdemeanor; fine.
Section 28.459 Section Fireworks safety fee; determination; rates; collection allowance.
Section 28.460 Section Fireworks safety fees; remittance; forms; manner; payment liability; past due amounts; aggregate filing; investigation.
Section 28.461 Section Fireworks safety fund; creation within department of treasury; investment; money remaining in fund; lapse; expenditures; delegation of inspection duties; program.
Section 28.462 Section Prohibited conduct; permission required; violation as civil infraction; civil fine; sale to minor; definitions; violation of smoking prohibition as misdemeanor; signage.
Section 28.463 Section Resident agent.
Section 28.464 Section Identification of firework in violation of act; investigation; determination of violation; seizure; criminal or civil proceedings.
Section 28.465 Section Storage of seized fireworks; disposal or destruction; storage and disposal costs; use for training purposes.
Section 28.466 Section Articles pyrotechnic or display fireworks ignition; permit; competency and qualifications of operators; retention of fee.
Section 28.467 Section Conduct not prohibited by act.
Section 28.467a Section Issuance of citation by state fire marshal.
Section 28.468 Section Violation of act; penalty; reimbursement of storage costs.
Section 28.468a Section Citation for serious violation; fine; prosecution; payment of civil fines to department; collection proceedings.
Section 28.468b Section Issuance of certificate prohibited; revocation.
Section 28.468c Section Person ineligible to obtain consumer fireworks certificates; offenses; periods; sanctions.
Section 28.469 Section Inspections; delegation of authority and responsibility.
Section 28.470 Section Rules.
Section 28.471 Section Report by state fire marshal.